Tennis teen offered ace opportunity

By Ben Triandafillou MOUNT Eliza youngster, Campbell Steedman, secures a once in a lifetime opportunity to join the ballkid’s squad at Roland Garros after earning the title of the “Most Outstanding B...

‘Patch’ may power Mornington title tilt

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie MORNINGTON is poised to beat a host of suitors to the prized signature of star striker Ryan Paczkowski. “Patch” is believed to be keen on returning to his first Australian c...

Season wide open as finals beckon

SUB-DISTRICT THE season and run to the finals in MPCA Sub District cricket is still wide open and well and truly on with just two rounds remaining. As has been the case for the most part this season,...

Demons keep on fighting

DISTRICT RYE has once again defied the odds and given itself every opportunity of maintaining its place in MPCA District ranks after a wonderful fighting performance against Delacombe Park on Saturda...

The race to finals is on

PROVINCIAL THE Mornington Peninsula Cricket Association Provincial season is set for an exciting finish with only five teams now a realistic chance to play finals. Baxter, which sits at the top of th...

Calls for eligible man to go to the Front

OUR Letter Box. Sir,–Dearie me! What a hornets nest one disturbs if any attempt is made to point out defects in local organizations. While sorry to have awakened so much malice in the breasts of some...

‘Unfair, underhanded’ $1000 offer

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire CEO Carl Cowie has been accused of “unfair and underhanded” tactics by the union negotiating council staff pay and conditions amid fears some council services will be outso...

Ross River virus alert hits region

CASES of Ross River virus have been confirmed in Frankston and Casey, prompting health officers to warn residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites. Victoria’s chief health officer Profess...

Arrests smash a ‘fraud ring’

BYSTANDERS scattered during what police call a “hot arrest” in front of a busy Frankston serviced apartment complex at about 3pm last Sunday (5 February). Detectives tackled a man, 28, to the ground ...